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University officals announce spring commencement schedule, similar to that of spring 2021

Zaria Johnson, Editor-in-chief March 16, 2022

University events and protocol officials announced the commencement schedule for the spring 2022 graduating class. In-person ceremonies will be held at Manchester Field, off of Petrarca Drive adjacent...

OPINION: Autumn changes more than the leaves

Madison Patterson Editor of Fusion October 29, 2019

F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote, “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall,” and that’s how it used to feel."Fall used to mark beginnings— specifically, school beginnings. First,...

Michael Keaton, the commencement speaker at Kent State’s 2018 graduation ceremonies, said he “wanted to come clean about something” and admitted, “I never really liked school.” Kent State President Beverly Warren reacts at right.

2019 commencement will separate undergrad, grad students

Lauren Sasala February 6, 2019

Undergraduate students will be separated from graduate and doctoral students during the Spring 2019 commencement ceremony. The One University Commencement — a ceremony bringing graduates from all eight...

Shelbie Goulding

OPINION: New year, one last semester

Shelbie Goulding January 11, 2019

The new year came in strong with a big blow to my head: I’m actually graduating after this spring.I even checked my GPS Audit to make sure I actually applied – which I did (thank goodness). It’s...

Recent Kent State graduate poses with rifle, makes national headlines

Maria McGinnis May 22, 2018

Former Kent State graduate Kaitlin Bennett has caused quite the stir with her recent graduation photos, gaining national news coverage.Bennett posed in Risman Plaza on Kent Campus with a semi-automatic...

College isn’t for everyone – and that’s OK

Bruno Beidacki March 14, 2018

Only 59 percent of students who start college in the United States graduate in six years or less. The numbers, which are released yearly by the Department of Education’s National Center for Education...

EHHS program ranked in top 100 of graduate schools

Hannah Wagner April 23, 2017

Kent State’s College of Education, Health, and Human Services (EHHS) program ranked 99th in the U.S. News and World Report for Best Education Graduate Schools of 2018, moving up from 107.EHHS Interim...

Seniors have plenty of job opportunities to look forward to

Alexandria Kobryn - Jobs Reporter Email at [email protected] May 11, 2016

If you’re set to graduate in May and haven’t started looking for a job yet, don’t fret, the job market looks good for graduating seniors.“If you’re graduating and haven’t found a job yet, it’s...

Data shows continuing rise in graduate student enrollment

Andrew Keiper February 28, 2016

Varying colleges within the university have experienced an increase in graduate student enrollment over the past four years due to several factors that prompt both benefits and struggles for students and...

Guest column: Preparing Ph.D.s for the real world

Leonard Cassuto, Los Angeles Times December 1, 2015

People who study for doctorates in the arts and sciences are typically driven by love for a particular historical period, author or field of inquiry. But graduate school isn't just a place to dive into...

Super Seniors

Visual Kent

Chelsea Ketchum October 7, 2014

Soon the term “super-senior” is going to revert back to just “senior” because not many students, myself included, graduate in four years anymore. I used to think it was bad I didn’t graduate...

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